Rome: Catacombs and Capuchin Crypt Guided Tour with Transfer

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This tour will bring you to the famous "Bones Church" of Rome, famous for the decorations made out of bones of deceased Capuchin monks. See the early Christian catacombs on the Appian Way. Admission to all sites & transportation between them are included.

Highlights

  • Feel the eerie vibe of the Capuchin Crypt adorned with the bones of 4000 monks
  • Explore Rome's extensive underground catacombs, stretching over 10 miles
  • Discover the darker side of Rome accompanied by an knowledgeable guide
  • Walk on the ancient Appian Way, one of Rome's oldest and most important roads
  • Enjoy hassle-free transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle between sites

Description

Uncover what lies below the surface and discover 3 of Rome's most significant archeological sites, the Capuchin Crypts, the Catacombs of St. Callixtus, and the Appian Way. Enjoy the comfort of skip-the-line entry and airconditioned transport throughout the tour. Begin your day by meeting your guide near Piazza Barberini, where this bone-chilling adventure will start. Kick off your tour with a visit to the Capuchin Crypt where your guide will introduce you to the remarkable history of what is believed to be the Capuchin Friars. Head to the Catacombs of St. Callixtus and admire the cemeteries from ground level before descending into the extensive underground catacombs. Learn about the martyrs and pontiffs laid to rest here, admire impeccably preserved paintings, and see the crypts of 3rd-century popes. On your way back to Rome, pass by the impressive Aurelian Wall and take the opportunity to set foot on the Appian Way, a vital artery during the time of the Roman Empire.

Includes

Guide Tour of the Catacombs of St. Callixtus (closed on Wednesdays) Tour of the Capuchin Crypts Visit to the ancient Appian Way Private, climate-controlled transportation from the Capuchin Crypt to the Catacombs and back to Rome

Important Information

  • Wear sunscreen in the summer, a light jacket in spring and autumn, and comfortable shoes at all times
  • This tour includes transportation between the sites
  • Due to traffic regulations, all children must be seated. Car seats are available upon request which must be made at least 72 hours in advance
  • The Catacombs of St. Callixtus are typically closed on Wednesdays and sometimes close on other days too. However, your guide will take you to another incredible catacombs site if your tour lands on one of these days

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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